un·​vary·​ing ˌən-ˈver-ē-iŋ How to pronounce unvarying (audio)
: not exhibiting change or variation : not varying
a steady, unvarying rhythm
an unvarying routine
unvaryingly adverb

Examples of unvarying in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Most of the iconic images of Reed frame a certain unvarying look: his big, blank, granite face; leather; shades. Ian Penman, The New Yorker, 16 Oct. 2023 During the early months of the pandemic, many people complained that lockdown had caused their lives to take on the unvarying déjà vu of the 1993 film Groundhog Day. Meghan O’Gieblyn, Harper's Magazine, 8 Dec. 2021 That’s because its tone is a bit too unvarying. Owen Gleiberman, Variety, 20 Jan. 2023 The musicians often played unvarying figures for the duration of each song. James Sullivan, BostonGlobe.com, 9 Mar. 2023 But unlike other visas, diversity visas — the type lottery winners become eligible to receive — are on a tight and unvarying schedule. Dara Lind, ProPublica, 27 Aug. 2021 Boys were expected to turn up at school in an unvarying uniform of black pants and white shirts buttoned to the neck, Ben recalled. New York Times, 12 Aug. 2021 But speed climbing takes place on a standard, unvarying course. The Economist, 31 Dec. 2019 Andy Warhol was among the celebrities Tseng importuned at the Met, and there is something of Warhol’s nineteen-sixties self-invention in Tseng’s cultivation of an unvarying image, a mask that made the most of his outsider station. Brian Dillon, The New Yorker, 23 June 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1690, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unvarying was in 1690

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“Unvarying.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unvarying. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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